Surgical Oncology

At Holy Family Hospital, our expert surgeons are leading the way in surgical oncology treatment options and minimally invasive procedures for a variety of cancers.

Surgical Oncology

70 East Street
Methuen, MA 01844
978-687-0156 ext. 2021

doctor with patient

Our highly skilled surgeons collaborate closely with our multidisciplinary cancer teams to meet all of a patient’s individual needs.

Our surgical specialties include:

  • Breast cancer
  • Uncommon, complex tumors
  • Prostate cancer
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Gynecologic cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Urological cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Melanoma of the head, neck and leg
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Gastrointestinal malignancies of the stomach, large bowel, pancreas and biliary tract
  • Endocrine tumors of the thyroid and parathyroid glands
  • Traditional and minimally invasive procedures are offered across our campuses in Methuen and Haverhill. Some procedures are available on an outpatient basis. 

Our minimally invasive procedures include:

  • Radio-guided parathyroid surgery, in which a very small incision is used to remove tumors of the parathyroid glands
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsies for breast cancer and melanoma
  • Laparoscopic evaluation of the abdomen
  • Laparoscopic surgery for gastrointestinal tumors, including cancers of the stomach, colon and rectum
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery (MITS)


Health care professionals
William L. Lane Cancer Management Center Annual Report 2014
The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 79,990 cases of lymphoma diagnosed in the United States in 2014, including 9,190 cases of Hodgkin lymphoma and 70,800 cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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